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NASA's Perseverance rover takes first drive on Mars

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover took its first test drive on Mars Thursday, covering about 21 feet of the extraterrestrial landscape, the space agency said. The mobility test is one of many milestones to check off Perseverance's do-to list, as team members calibrate every system and instrument on the rover. When scientists decide all systems...
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NASA's Perseverance rover just went for its first drive on Mars, then spotted its own wheel tracks in the dirt

NASA's Perseverance rover just went for its first drive on Mars, then spotted its own wheel tracks in the dirt

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement NASA's Perseverance rover left its footprints on Mars on Thursday after going for its first drive. The jaunt proved the vehicle can make its way around the red planet.
Since Perseverance landed in Mars' Jezero Crater on February 18, it has been calibrating its instruments and upgrading software. In this initial drive, Perseverance moved about 13 feet from its landing spot, made a 150-degree turn to the left, and backed up about 8 feet - a routine that it "executed perfectly," according to NASA engineer Anais Zarifian.
As it drove, the rover's navigation cameras...
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Roger Stone sued by federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes...

Roger Stone sued by federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes and interest

Summary List Placement Former GOP strategist Roger Stone was sued Friday by the federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes, interest, and penalties. The complaint... Read more ...

'Bring it up now!' Biden demands action in the Senate on guns during...

'Bring it up now!' Biden demands action in the Senate on guns during wide-ranging press conference with the prime minister of Japan

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden put public pressure on Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at a Friday press conference , demanding the Senate consider House-passed gun... Read more ...

Following uproar, White House says it will raise this year's cap on refugee...

Following uproar, White House says it will raise this year's cap on refugee admissions - but not yet

Summary List Placement The White House capped a confusing day of inconsistent messaging on refugees by saying President Joe Biden will set a new, higher goal for admissions by... Read more ...

‘I see my money as not my own': BLM co-founder defends growing hoard of...

‘I see my money as not my own': BLM co-founder defends growing hoard of fancy homes in mostly-white neighborhoods

Black Lives Matter's chief and self-described “trained Marxist” Patrisse Khan-Cullors was forced to defend her real estate hoard on camera - by insisting that she sees her home... Read more ...

Jerry Falwell Jr.'s infamous photo with his pants unzipped was taken during...

Jerry Falwell Jr.'s infamous photo with his pants unzipped was taken during a yacht party honoring a raunchy TV show, lawsuit says

Summary List Placement A lawsuit Liberty University filed Friday against Jerry Falwell Jr., its former president, details the circumstances behind a controversial photo Falwell... Read more ...

GOP Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar create 'America First...

GOP Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar create 'America First Caucus' that emphasizes 'Anglo-Saxon political traditions'

Summary List Placement Two Republican lawmakers worked together to create an "America First Caucus" that emphasizes "common respect for uniquely Anglo-Saxon political... Read more ...

Biden says gun violence 'stains our character and pierces the very soul of...

Biden says gun violence 'stains our character and pierces the very soul of our nation' in response to Indianapolis mass shooting

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden said gun violence "stains our character and pierces the very soul of our nation" in a Friday statement after a gunman opened fire in... Read more ...

Apple Music reportedly said it will pay artists a penny per stream - double...

Apple Music reportedly said it will pay artists a penny per stream - double what Spotify pays

Summary List Placement Apple Music is telling artists that it will start paying them one cent per stream, per a Friday report from the Wall Street Journal. The company told... Read more ...

Biden administration investing $1.7B to better track Covid-19 variants

Biden administration investing $1.7B to better track Covid-19 variants

The Biden administration announced Friday it is spending $1.7 billion to expand the country's ability to track coronavirus variants. The money, from the last pandemic relief... Read more ...

Sen. Ted Cruz no longer wears a mask at the Capitol, falsely claiming...

Sen. Ted Cruz no longer wears a mask at the Capitol, falsely claiming 'everybody' in the Senate has been vaccinated against COVID-19

Summary List Placement Sen. Ted Cruz has stopped wearing a mask while at the Capitol, according to a CNN report on Thursday. Defending his decision, the Texas Republican told... Read more ...